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Venue price From £20 per person
Venue capacity 22 - 200 people

Spaces at Great John Street Hotel


The Oyster Bar is an attractive ground floor area in the Great John Street Hotel. It is available to hire for private dining events from delicious breakfasts, to hearty brunches, light working lunches, afternoon tea, canapé receptions, buffets and sit-down dinners. The bar combines chic vintage decor with a pewter bar, plush seating and historic photographs. To accommodate parties of up to 200 the Oyster Bar can be hired alongside the Library & Terrace


A characterful meeting room conveniently located within Manchester's bustling city centre. With a strong technical specification and terrace breakout area, this space is well suited to hold a boardroom meeting for 22, a working lunch or dinner for 40, or even a seminar, presentation or drinks reception for up to 50. Being situated within the delightfully eclectic Great John Street hotel, additional function rooms, overnight accommodation, dining and relaxation facilities are available to delegates.


Overlooking the lively Oyster Bar, the airy Kitchen & Mezzanine is a superb area, able to accommodate up to 100 for a drink reception, birthday party, buffet or sit-down dinner. The space can be hired privately, or alongside the Oyster Bar and Headmaster's Office as a breakout and refreshment area.


The Rooftop Lounge is an elegant location for a romantic wedding reception. It has access to the iconic south facing terrace which provides a spectacular backdrop for wedding photography and film shoots. The Rooftop Lounge can accommodate up to 175 wedding guests and the hotel can provide a range of exquisite wedding packages to ensure your special day is a memorable success.


The Headmaster's Office is a sleek and modern meeting room which retains many original features. Also, it features a variety of technical equipment to aid presentations and seminars. If more space is required for a larger conference or corporate networking event with up to 100 delegates, the Headmaster's Office can be hired alongside the Mezzanine & Kitchen.


These light and airy meeting rooms are located on the hotel's ground floor. Individually the rooms can seat 12 for a board room meeting or conference, 14 for a working lunch or corporate dinner, or up to 60 delegates if hired together. By hiring the Boys' & Girls' Classrooms, delegates also have access to a delightful outside breakaway area.

About Great John Street Hotel


Originally a Victorian school house, the Great John Street is a charming hotel with a variety of thoughtfully decorated meeting and function rooms, chic bedrooms, stylish dining areas and charming terrace gardens. It is located in close proximity to some of Manchester's most prestigious shopping areas, restaurants and theatres and can be hired exclusively for large, or more intimate parties, wedding receptions and corporate events.